The United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon. For every Marine that ever carried a rifle… ~cg. The United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Platoon perform in front of the U. S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, VA on Saturday, September 21, 2013. © Chet Gordon / THE IMAGE WORKS
“F” Battery. 2nd. Battalion / 12th. Marines. 3rd. Marine Division. Okinawa, Japan. (circa 1986). *Yours truly standing @ second row – second from right. M-198 Howitzer F 2/12 Battery, Fire Direction Controllman. (0844) “Semper fi.” -cg. With Marine Sergeant Major Gerald Saunders (left) at Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) in Parris Island, SC on Wednesday, […]
The United States Marines Corps Silent Drill Platoon perform in front of the U. S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, VA on Saturday, September 21, 2013. © Chet Gordon/THE IMAGE WORKS *Spent the day yesterday in the Washington, DC & Arlington, VA area documenting a mission of the Hudson Valley Honor Flight: www.hvhonorflight.com/ More […]
Here’s a brief slideshow from my week at MCRD (Marine Corps Recruit Depot) in March. ~cg.
There is no one more recognizable, respected or feared in the eyes of a recruit at Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) on Parris Island than the Marine Corps Drill Instructor or “Hat…” These are a few of my favorites from the last two days here on “My Island…” ~cg. A Marine Corps Drill Instructor pauses […]